Florey Events

Posted on 23/01/2018

Depression & diet: Can we improve mental health through diet & supplements?

They say you are what you eat but can what we eat affect more than just our physical health? In this presentation Professor Michael Berk asks the question - can we improve mental health through diet and supplements?

Professor Berk will be available to answer all your questions about food, supplements and changes in your moods.


Prof Michael Berk - Florey Honorary Professorial Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry

Professor Michael Berk is currently a NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow and is Alfred Deakin Chair of Psychiatry at Deakin University, where he heads the IMPACT Strategic Research Centre. He also is an Honorary Professorial Research Fellow in the Department of Psychiatry, the Florey Institute for Neuroscience and Mental Health and Orygen Youth Health at Melbourne University, as well as in the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University. Professor Berk is past president of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders and the Australasian Society for Bipolar and Depressive Disorders. He has published over 500 papers predominantly in mood disorders. His major interests are in the discovery and implementation of novel therapies, and risk factors and prevention of psychiatric disorders.



What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Tram 19, Stop 11 heading away from the city to the Kenneth Myer Building (opposite Royal Melbourne Hospital). Look for the Dr Dax café sign and you’ll know you’re there.

Reasonably priced parking (including many disabled spaces) is available under the building with easy access to the auditorium.  

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Tel: 1800 063 693

Email: info@florey.edu.au

Lectures are recorded and available at florey.edu.au a few days after each event. 


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